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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

Intra-EU Arbitral Award Enforced in the U.S. - Achmea Objection Dismissed by D.C. District Court for the First Time

A federal court in Washington, D.C. has recognized and enforced a US$331 million arbitral award against Romania under an intra-EU BITnotwithstanding

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

Mediation and the planning system

Use of mediation in the planning system is a discussion topic again. Background Mediation is a familiar tool for resolving commercial disputes - see

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

Long Road Ahead As Congress Begins Chipping Away At Workplace Arbitration

We have written extensively on the recent trend of courts across the country enforcing workplace arbitration agreements, including arbitration

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

California Employment Legislative Update: Governor Newsom Gets to Work

Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Legislature has passed a series of bills for Governor Newsom to consider. He now has until October 13 to approve or

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

JAMS Expands Century City Resolution Center, Making It a Hub for Entertainment and Complex Commercial Matters

Expansion includes premium amenities, extra security for high-profile matters and a state-of-the-art International Arbitration Center Los Angeles

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

ADGMAC publishes Arbitration Guidelines September 2019

The Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") was set up in 2013 as the financial free zone located in Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. Since 2013, ADGM has taken

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

Pay heed to the tiered dispute resolution clause

The High Court has upheld a tiered dispute resolution clause in accordance with established principles of contractual interpretation. The court

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

Advice on Arbitration Agreements and Awards

Specify the version of arbitral rules if you do not want to be bound by changes. Apply to set aside awards within the statutory time limit. A single

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

Gig Companies Lose Round 2 in New Prime Battle As Courts Debate Whether Workers Are Exempt From Arbitration

A federal appeals court decided last week that ride-share drivers engaging in interstate commerce while performing work for Uber should not be

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

Third Circuit Vacates Order Compelling Uber Driver to Arbitrate

Jaswinder Singh filed a putative class action against Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) in New Jersey Superior Court, arguing that the Uber employment

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

Fact or Fiction: The Truth about Workplace Mediation

Workplace mediation is quickly becoming a sought-after method by which to restore the workplace following an investigation or in some cases to avoid

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

DOJ Antitrust Division Uses Novel Arbitration Approach to Resolve Merger Challenge

The Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) recently broke new ground by invoking its authority under the Alternative Dispute

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:00 PM

Third Circuit Provides Manufacturers With Roadmap to Avoid Class Antitrust Claims Brought by Direct Purchasers

The Third Circuit recently held in In re Remicade (Direct Purchaser) Antitrust Litigation that a direct purchaser's antitrust suit alleging

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

The Singapore Convention on Mediation: A Further Dispute Resolution Option for Businesses

On 7 August 2019, representatives from 46 countries gathered in Singapore to sign the UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Hon. Lawrence E. Mooney (Ret.) Joins JAMS in St. Louis

New panelist joins St. Louis Resolution Center, bringing over 21 years of service to his new role as an arbitrator and mediator St. Louis

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Arbitration in Bulgaria

A structured guide to arbitration laws and practice in Bulgaria

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Easily “Shocked”? At Least for Wage Claims, California Supreme Court Lowers Standard for Unconscionability in Arbitration Agreements

In OTO, L.L.C. V. Kho, the California Supreme Court refused to enforce an employee’s arbitration agreement on the basis that it was unconscionable

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

High Court finds impliedly “without prejudice” correspondence admissible on questions of costs

In a recent decision, the High Court has distinguished between correspondence which is expressly stated to be “without prejudice” and that which is

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

GDPR does not apply to arbitration under NAFTA

In Tennant Energy LLC (USA) v. Government of Canada (PCA Case No. 2018-54), a NAFTA tribunal addressed the reach of the General Data Protection

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

‘Winging’ it on enforcement? South African court lifts attachment over Tanzanian plane because underlying award ‘ceased to exist’

In a recent and controversial judgment, the High Court of South Africa set aside an attachment order authorising the attachment of an aircraft owned

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Court confirms arbitral tribunal’s construction of an arbitration agreement as to the correct seat of the arbitration

In Process and Industrial Developments Ltd v Federal Republic of Nigeria 2019 EWHC 2241 (Comm) the court granted an application to enforce a US$6

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Important cases for business from the Supreme Court’s October 2018 term- Annual Report 2018-2019

The Supreme Court declined to overrule Auer and Seminole Rock, which require courts to defer to a federal agency's reasonable interpretation of its

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Turkey signs the Singapore Convention: A New Era in Enforceability of Mediation Agreements in Foreign Countries

The mediation procedures have become a mandatory stage of commercial litigations in Turkish Law as of January 01, 2019. After only 4 months of

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Finally, Some Good For Employers in the Golden State

With the California legislature’s passage of Assembly Bill 5 on September 11, 2019, which sharply restrains businesses’ use of independent

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:00 PM

The Prague Rules : Too proactive?

The Rules on the Efficient Conduct of Proceedings in International Arbitration (the Prague Rules)1 have taken position in favour of a proactive role

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 1:53 PM

Arbitration formalities in Nepal

A brief overview of the basics of arbitration in Nepal, including formalities and procedural requirements

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 1:52 PM

Conducting litigation in Nepal

An overview of the procedures and practical considerations of litigation in Nepal, including limitation issues, case management, submission of evidence and available remedies

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 1:51 PM

Dispute resolution in Nepal

A structured guide to dispute resolution in Nepal, including litigation, arbitration and other forms of ADR

Monday, September 16, 2019 8:00 PM

New Era for International Dispute Resolution?

A common issue for New Zealand companies engaging in international trade and dealing with foreign counterparties is how and where to resolve disputes

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